English Language 2019 Past Questions

Study the following English Language past questions and answers for JAMBWAEC  NECO and Post-JAMB. Get prepared with official past questions and answers for upcoming examinations.

31. Questions below are based on Bolaji Abdullahi’s “Sweet Sixteen”

The writer tried to point out religious intolerance in his book, by

  • A. discussing how the society believes certain religion is better than others
  • B. using one of Aliya’s classmates to condemn her religion
  • C. demonstrating how the religious institutions forcefully impose their beliefs on the people
  • D. painting Islam as a more righteous religion that others

32. Questions below are based on Bolaji Abdullahi’s “Sweet Sixteen”

… is quick to anger and doesn’t hide it when she is

  • A. Aliyu
  • B. Mrs Bello
  • C. Mr Bello
  • D. Bobo

33. Questions below are based on Bolaji Abdullahi’s “Sweet Sixteen”

Aliya’s choice of wanting to study medicine …

  • A. simply reflects her childishness
  • B. indicates her affection for humanity
  • C. is born out of the prospects of the course
  • D. is primarily because of her father

34. Questions below are based on Bolaji Abdullahi’s “Sweet Sixteen”

Mr Bello’s best advice to Aliya on dating is that

  • A. gifting doesn’t mean true affection
  • B. dating can be so distracting
  • C. she should wait for the right time
  • D. she should never be committed to anyone

35. He was both a writer and a politician, but he was better …….. a singer

  • A. As if
  • B. Like
  • C. As
  • D. to be

36. Vacancies in the company will be notified by …..

  • A. Bulletin
  • B. Publication
  • C. Publicity
  • D. advertisement

37. The driver was short of petrol, so he …….. down the road with the engine switched off

  • A. glided
  • B. coasted
  • C. wheeled
  • D. taxied

38. He started his career as an …….. teacher

  • A. auxilary
  • B. auxilliary
  • C. auxiliary
  • D. auxillary

39. His many years of success in legal practise …….. didn’t come out without challenges

  • A. Indeed
  • B. But
  • C. in spite of all
  • D. However

40. Jide couldn’t have said that. This means that Jide

  • A. ought not say that
  • B. will not say that
  • C. it’s not likely jide said it
  • D. Jide didn’t say it

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